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Blue Startups

Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (Techcrunch) focused on helping scalable-technology companies compete globally.

BoxJelly

Co-working space in Honolulu

Business Action Center

The Business Action Center (BAC) offers general assistance to businesses applying for state business registrations, and information on employer registrations and taxpayer IDs.

Business Law Corps

Business Law Corps, or “BLC” for short, is a 501(c)(3) legal nonprofit organization that provides new small business owners and entrepreneurs of limited means with access to the legal system.

Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

Today, the Chamber continues to represent the interests of Hawaii’s business community. With more than 2,000 member companies representing over 200,000 employees, the Chamber serves as the “Voice of Business” in Hawaii.

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) is a member-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to enhance the cultural, economic, political, and community development of Native Hawaiians.

Creative Industries Hawai'i, Dpt of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, State of Hawai'i

Creative Industries, DBEDT is the state's lead agency charged with the development of Hawai'i's creative economy, anchored by a vibrant film and media industry and an emerging ecosystem for the export of creative IP.

CyberHawaii

Information sharing and workforce development services related to cyber security

DBEDT - Small Business Regulatory Review Board

The SBRRB, created in 1998, is a state-appointed board that meets monthly to review and make recommendations of Hawai'i Administrative Rules (HAR) that impact small businesses for both State and County departments.

DBEDT Cybersafe Hawaii

At a time when cyber attacks are increasingly targeting small businesses, Cybersafe Hawaii provides services and resources to assist Hawaii small business in become more cyber secure.

DBEDT/Business Development and Support Division

The Business Development and Support Division (BDSD) of DBEDT promotes industry development and economic diversification by supporting existing and emerging industries in Hawai‘i and new investment and business in the State.

Department of Environmental Services

ENV works with businesses, individuals, and sister agencies to foster a sense of joint responsibility for our ‘aina to protect our children.

Department of Permitting and Planning-City and County of Honolulu

The Building Division conducts reviews and inspections of building permits related to commercial properties, apartments, townhomes, multi-family dwellings, and agriculture uses and structures.

Elemental Excelerator

Elemental Excelerator is a nonprofit investor focused on scaling climate technologies with deep community impact.

Enterprising Women of Color Business Center

The Enterprising Women of Color Business Center provides women entrepreneurs with resources, training, counseling, and events aimed at facilitating access to contracts and funding for medium-sized minority businesses.

Feed the Hunger Fund

Loan Capital and Business Development services for small, local food and farming entrepreneurs, in Hawaii and California.

Food Safety Branch/DOH/State of Hawaii

Reviews and approves building plans and permit applications for food establishments, liquor establishments, public swimming pools, and tattoo shops

Gather Cowork

Gather cowork is a shared workspace and event venue located in Hawaii Kai. We offer a luxury space to host events, connect with community, and work remotely.

GoFarm Hawai'i

GoFarm Hawai'i provides training and support for new and existing farmers statewide on production and business topics, helping local agricultural producers to reach their full potential.

Good Jobs Hawaiʻi

Good Jobs Hawaiʻi is a partnership among the University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges, employers and organizations that want to help people in Hawaiʻi attain a good quality job for generations to come.

Hana Kitchens

Shared-use commercial kitchen with all the equipment you need to scale and succeed

Hawai'i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development

HACBED is a nonprofit intermediary that works to build the capacity of families and communities so that they have choice and control to achieve social, economic, and environmental justice.

Hawai'i Angels

The premier investment network for seed-level private equity investors in Hawai'i to share investment opportunities, expertise and due diligence.

Hawai'i Department of Transportation

The Hawai'i Department of Transportation is responsible to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain State facilities in all modes of transportation, including air, water, and land.

Hawai'i FoundHer, a Purple Mai'a Foundation program

Hawai'i FoundHer is a 6-month entrepreneur accelerator specifically for Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Asian women and mothers in Hawai'i, and the only operating women’s accelerator providing childcare and non-dilutive grant funds.

Hawai'i Investment Ready

Hawai'i Investment Ready supports the people and organizations addressing Hawai'i’s social and environmental issues by accelerating social enterprise impact and access to investment.

Hawai'i Small Business Development Center (HISBDC)

The HISBDC provides no-cost individual business advisory services to startups and existing businesses, as well as no-cost or low-cost business training classes and webinars, through 5 locations on the major islands. Market research is also available.

Hawai'i Technology Development Corporation

HTDC supports Hawai'i's tech industry by providing funding, infrastructure and talent development to foster innovation and diversify Hawaii's economy.

Hawaii Black Chamber of Commerce

Our mission at HBCC is to empower and uplift Black businesses in Hawai'i. We strive to create impactful platforms that showcase and support the incredible talent, innovation, and diversity within the Black business community.

Hawaii Employers Council

Hawaii Employers Council (HEC) is a member-driven, nonprofit employer association that specializes in providing essential HR resources to more than 800 member companies in Hawaii.

Hawaii Energy

Energy Efficiency Program. We provide rebates and education for organizations and residents to adopt energy saving equipment, practices, and designs, and we provide rebates for installation of EV charging stations.

Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA)

HGIA fills financing gaps to accelerate Hawaii's transition to clean energy for underserved ratepayers. HGIA also provide credit enhancements to assist eligible small businesses and nonprofits in accessing capital from Participating Lenders.

Hawaii MBDA Business Center

The Hawaii MBDA Business Center provides customized business solutions for Hawaii's minority entrepreneurs.

Hawaii Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Hawaii PTAC provides no-cost advising on all aspects of selling to the federal, state, and local governments.

Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS)

With a free library card, the Hawaii State Public Library System offers physical and digital collections and services to assist entrepreneurs and help develop workforce skills in a wide variety of business types/industries.

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union is Hawaii’s largest credit union. Serving individuals and businesses through 14 branches statewide and convenient online services, HawaiiUSA is dedicated to the financial wellness of more than 135,000 members.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

Strengthening Hawaii's Hispanic Business Community and Fostering Economic, Social and Cultural Development for all.

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

The HJCC is an organization founded for the promotion of business and economic growth in Hawaii based upon the principle of "member supporting members"

Hub Coworking Hawai'i

Coworking, Office, meeting rooms and community space

INPEACE

The Center for Entrepreneurship is a program under INPEACE that supports family-owned businesses to increase their capacity to succeed.

Job Corps

Job Corps is the nation’s largest free, residential career training and education program for low-income young adults ages 16 through 24. With countless careers to explore, Job Corps has an opportunity for anyone ready to work hard and grow.

Kanaka Economic Development Alliance

The Kanaka Economic Development Alliance (“KEDA”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower the Native Hawaiian community and improve our collective livelihoods and the life of the land through self-led economic development.

Kapolei Chamber of Commerce

The Kapolei Chamber works on behalf of members and the entire business community to improve the regional and State economic climate and help Kapolei businesses thrive.

Leeward Community College Wahiawā Value Added Product Development Center

The Wahiawā Value-Added Product Development Center (WVAPDC) is a project of Leeward Community College and the State of Hawai’i, contributing to the growth of Hawai’i’s agricultural industry and entrepreneurial community.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC helps organizations that support small businesses to start and grow, so that they, in turn, can provide wealth-building opportunities for entrepreneurs and bring vitality to business districts.

Mana Up

We support products rooted in Hawai'i that elevate authentic Hawaii stories through their brands.
We help Hawai'i companies become global companies, bringing to the world what really makes Hawai'i special.

MBDA Capital Readiness - YWahine in Business Program

Hawai`i’s Innovative Leader for the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs

Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

To mālama Native Hawaiians in business and commerce through leadership, relationships, and connections to economic resources, training, professional development, networking and opportunities to advance and empower Native Hawaiian commerce.

North Shore Chamber of Commerce

Haleiwa Mainstreet DBA the North Shore Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization that works to promote, maintain, and encourage the historic, cultural, civic, and economic welfare of the North Shore community.

North Shore Economic Vitality Partnership

NSEVP, formed in 2015 as a result of a community-based economic analysis that included community outreach events where community members, business owners and government leaders helped identify opportunities for economic growth in the Ag sector.

O'ahu Resource Conservation and Development Council

A few services O'ahu RCD offer to local producers includes training, workshops and conservation plans. We engage with local farmers to support their efforts of wisely stewarding the land and conserving Hawai'i's natural resources.

Oahu Agriculture and Conservation Association

OACA’s mission is to mobilize resources for Hawai'i’s producers and agricultural ecosystem, contributing to collective efforts to address agriculture’s economic, social and environmental challenges.

Oahu Economic Development Board

Oahu Economic Development Board (OEDB) is a non-profit organization working to support a healthy economy on Oahu by being a leading agent in the growth, retention and recruitment of businesses that support appropriate jobs for the people of Hawaii.

Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council

O'ahu Resource Conservation and Development Council (O'ahu RCD) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that has been serving Hawai'i’s rural communities, farms, and ranches since 1997 to improve stewardship of natural resources.

Oahu Wedding Association

Founded in 2005, The Oahu Wedding Association is a 501(c)(6) trade organization and is recognized as the voice and source of current information for wedding-related businesses on Oahu.

Office of Economic Revitalization

The O'ahu Business Connector is for small businesses and entrepreneurs. It connects them to nonprofits, government partners, and support organizations to grow and create good jobs.

Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Our Mission: To enhance access for all persons of Native Hawaiian ancestry to credit, capital, and financial services & skills so as to create jobs, wealth, and economic & social well-being for all the people of Hawai'i.

Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE), University of Hawai'i, Shidler College

The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE), established in 2000 at the UH Shidler College of Business, inspires and empowers innovative problem solvers to bring their ideas to life at the Walter Dods, Jr. RISE Center.

Pacific Gateway Center

Immigrant Resource Center for O‘ahu, Kauai and Maui

Pakini Loan Fund

Increase economic opportunities by providing the financial resources necessary to enhance the personal & entrepreneurial capacity of Native Hawaiian individuals, businesses, and organizations on the Waianae Coast and State of Hawai’i.

Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership

The Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership's mission is to equip women to become successful entrepreneurs and leaders through one-on-one business counseling, innovative workshops and unique, specialized programs in a nurturing environment.

SCORE Hawaii

SCORE Hawaii mentors deliver valuable and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our business experts will help you and your business achieve new goals.

Small Business Administration Hawaii

SBA provides free business counseling and SBA backed loans.

The Kohala Center

The Hawai‘i Food Producers Fund provides 0% interest loans to Hawai‘i food producers through Kiva. The Kohala Center created the Fund to increase the amount of capital available to local food producers and stimulate local food production in Hawai‘i.

ThriveHI

ThriveHI is the backbone of the movement to make Hawaii an entrepreneurial tech hub.

UH Maui College - Maui Food Innovation Center

The UH Maui College Food Innovation Center offers training and support as well as the use of state of the art equipment to assist entrepreneurs in creating sound business models and value-added food products for the marketplace.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA-FSA)

We work to ensure that the Department’s purchasing agencies engage small businesses - the "engines that drive the Nation’s economy" - so that we have a dynamic, diverse and reliable small vendor pool.

Univ. of Hawai'i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship - Family Business Center of Hawaii

A partnership between Hawaii’s family business community and the University of Hawai’i Shidler College of Business. The mission of the Family Business Center is “equipping, educating, and celebrating families in business."

University of Hawai'i Office of Innovation and Commercialization

The University of Hawaii Office of Innovation and Commercialization bridges connections and builds partnerships to strategically advance discoveries and inspire innovators and entrepreneurs.

University of Hawai'i Pacific Business Center Program

The Pacific Business Center Program provides business and economic technical assistance to entrepreneurs, small businesses, government agencies, and community organizations in Hawaii and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands.

Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Pacific

The Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Pacific (VBOC) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible Active Duty Service members (including National Gu

Wai'anae Economic Development Council

We are a premier community economic development agency and a leader in the community development field. Our mission is to increase opportunities for Wai‘anae Coast residents by developing the community's rich natural, cultural, and human resources.

Waimea Valley Business Incubator - Kukulu I Ka Waiwai

The Business Incubator is a free entrepreneurship program for Native Hawaiians and local residents who want to build a meaningful, successful business rooted in self-sufficiency and Hawaiian cultural values.

Waiwai Collective

Waiwai Collective is a group of Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs who share kuleana and a passion for uplifting the lahui. Through their work, they have seen the extraordinary power of physical community when people come together with purpose and aloha.

WorkHawaii

The American Job Centers (also called One-Stop Centers) are a unique collaboration of state and local organizations addressing the workforce development needs of Hawaii – both our residents who are seeking jobs and businesses that want to employ them.

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